Author: Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Contains diagrams of the various types of mechanical movements used over the centuries, indices of manufacturers, box styles, and tune sheets, complete American and British patent lists, and tips on maintaining, repairing, and purchasing boxes. Many of the loveliest musical boxes ever crafted are illustrated in color, with hundreds more b/w photos showing their mechanical workings. 80 diagrams explaining their functions help collectors use, maintain and repair boxes in their collections.